Taryn A. Merkl

WASHINGTON News: Five Members of Mexican Sex Trafficking Organization Sentenced to Prison

Traffickers Forced Young Women and Girls from Mexico and Central America into Prostitution in the U.S. for Over a Decade WASHINGTON – Five members of an international criminal organization known as the Rendon-Reyes Trafficking Organization (the “Organization”) were sentenced last week in federal court in Brooklyn to prison terms of 15 to 25 years by … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Five Members of Mexican Sex Trafficking Organization Sentenced to Prison

New York News: Queens Resident, Ray Lazier Lengend Sentenced to More than 18 Years’ Imprisonment for Hate Crimes Targeting Arabs, Muslims and Hindus

Defendant Firebombed Mosque and a Hindu Temple Brooklyn, N.Y. – Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Ray Lazier Lengend was sentenced by United States District Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall to 18 years and 10 months in prison, to be followed by three years’ supervised release, for perpetrating hate crimes in Queens, New York. Lengend … Continue reading New York News: Queens Resident, Ray Lazier Lengend Sentenced to More than 18 Years’ Imprisonment for Hate Crimes Targeting Arabs, Muslims and Hindus